Category: Nursing Procedure Checklist

Bispectral Index Monitoring

Bispectral Index Monitoring

Bispectral index is among many technologies that claim to check anesthesia depth. Bispectral index monitors are planned to substitute Guedel’s classification system for verifying anesthesia depth. Definition Bispectral index monitoring...

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Parenteral Medications

Parenteral medications are drugs given through routes other than the alimentary or respiratory tract. Indications: If patient needs fast and immediate drug therapeutic effect If oral or respiratory route is...

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Nebulization Therapy

Nebulization is the process of medication administration via inhalation. It utilizes a nebulizer which transports medications to the lungs by means of mist inhalation. Indication Nebulization therapy is used to...

Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty Care

Overview Arthroplasty is the surgical replacement of all or part of a joint. The most common arthroplastic procedures are cup arthroplasty and total hip replacement. The former involves the insertion...

What is Phlebotomy

What is Phlebotomy

Definition Phlebotomy is a procedure that consists of venipuncture and withdrawal of blood. It is a safe outpatient method where blood is extracted from the vein through a cut or...

Arterial Puncture

Arterial Puncture

Definition One of the methods of collecting blood is arterial puncture. Obtaining arterial blood sample requires percutaneous puncture of the brachial, radial or femoral artery or the extraction of a...